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Resident workers - Hours worked

51.1% of the resident workers (Manufacturing) in the Cradle Coast Region work 40 or more hours, compared to 48.6% in Tasmania.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for the Cradle Coast Region's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in the Cradle Coast Region depends on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work;
  • The industry sector in which they work;
  • The occupation level and requirement or opportunity to work overtime, and;
  • The age structure and household structure of the working population.

Hours worked statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupations and Income to provide more insight into the observations made.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers hours worked
Cradle Coast Region 20162011Change
Hours workedNumber%Tasmania%Number%Tasmania%2011 to 2016
None1824.43.62895.24.3-107
1 hour - 15 hours2856.87.72915.26.8-6
16 hours - 24 hours2686.46.82895.25.8-21
25 hours - 34 hours3207.78.14137.47.3-93
35 hours - 39 hours96223.024.41,19921.522.6-237
40 hours93722.421.01,35324.222.9-416
41 hours - 48 hours64415.414.280914.514.9-165
49 hours or more55513.313.484815.213.9-293
Not stated260.60.9921.61.5-66

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers hours worked, 2016
Resident workers hours worked, 2016 None, Tasmania - Manufacturing  : 3.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, Tasmania - Manufacturing  : 7.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Tasmania - Manufacturing  : 6.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, Tasmania - Manufacturing  : 8.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Tasmania - Manufacturing  : 24.4% 40 hours, Tasmania - Manufacturing  : 21.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, Tasmania - Manufacturing  : 14.2% 49 hours or more, Tasmania - Manufacturing  : 13.4% Not stated, Tasmania - Manufacturing  : 0.9% None, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: 4.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: 6.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: 6.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: 7.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: 23.0% 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: 22.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: 15.4% 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: 13.3% Not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers hours worked, 2011 to 2016 None, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -107 1 hour - 15 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -6 16 hours - 24 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -21 25 hours - 34 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -93 35 hours - 39 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -237 40 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -416 41 hours - 48 hours, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -165 49 hours or more, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -293 Not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -66
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the Cradle Coast Region's resident workers (Manufacturing) in 2016 compared to Tasmania shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 25.2% of the resident workers (Manufacturing) worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 74.1% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 26.1% and 73.0% respectively for Tasmania.

The major differences between the hours worked by the resident workers (Manufacturing) of the Cradle Coast Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Manufacturing) worked 40 hours (22.4% compared to 21.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Manufacturing) worked 41 hours - 48 hours (15.4% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Manufacturing) worked 35 hours - 39 hours (23.0% compared to 24.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Manufacturing) worked 1 hour - 15 hours (6.8% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, the number of the resident workers (Manufacturing) working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Cradle Coast Region decreased by 1,111 people (26.4%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the resident workers (Manufacturing) in the Cradle Coast Region between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • 40 hours (-416 people)
  • 49 hours or more (-293 people)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (-237 people)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-165 people)

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